Editor’s Choice

Marriage is slavery: But Chris Kirubi still sees quarrelsome ex-wife ‘from time to time’

I was outgoing, I wanted freedom but my wife was conservative… maybe we were not two of a kind… By Shifa Mwihaki Feature writer/Essayist @UndercoverKe Billionaire industrialist Chris Kirubi lit up conversations on marriage when he called it slavery. “Marriage is enslavement and you have to be careful. You have to agree to go into […]

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Chris Kirubi: His suits cost Sh1 million each…he has enough for six months without repeating

The most expensively dressed man in Kenya also has two rooms full of shoes, over 1000 Brioni neckties By Shifa MwihakiFeature writer/Essayist @UndercoverKe Billionaire Chris Kirubi often brags he’s easily Kenya’s most expensively dressed dude. The wool for his suits, he told Going Out Guide magazine a few years back, is bought in America or […]

Money Inc

Billionaire Nginyo Kariuki: Mpango’s kids demanding Sh4 billion inheritance!

The three children would trouser home Sh400 million each if wealth was shared equally By GW Ngari Editor-at-Large @UndercoverKe A billionaire’s ‘other children’ are lunging for a piece of the Sh4 billion inheritance including rental income from Nginyo Towers on Koinange street, Nairobi. Nginyo Kariuki, father of six, died at 82 this February 24. Seven […]

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Why pastors, witch doctors chew women’s money like Big G

But auctioneers rarely find women to auction, would you believe it? By Mbatia wa Njambi Visiting Thinker @UndercoverKe Women rarely solve their own problems. They mostly transfer them to others: an ex-file, current lover, sponsor, sibling, the folks, saved uncle, best friend, college mate, colleague at work, the boss.  And women have many problems: rough […]

Money Inc

Chris Obure: Gold scammer who doesn’t touch deals less than Sh100 million

His victims sue him, but shortly active death threats see them gassing towards the airport, fleeing By Pascal Owade Contributing Editor/crime Chris Obure is Nairobi’s resident gold scammer. Just four years ago, he conned a Venezuelan lawyer Sh200 million in a botched gold deal. Deals worth less than Sh100 million are for his juniors. Like Kevin […]

Screw Driver

Johnson Sakaja: Why landlord MaDvD…has been chasing him around!

Nairobi Senator downgraded from Karen to Lavington ‘so that I can have lunch at home’ By Shifa Mwihaki Feature writer/Essayist @UndercoverKe Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja-the former guitarist for a gospel band- not only recently pleaded guilty to drinking after curfew hours, but has also been running away from his landlord-fellow politician Musalia Mudavadi or ‘MaDvD’. […]


Mlevi wa Taifa: How Kenyan Presidents… staggered at State House!

Is there anything wrong when the Head of State ‘thanks his body’ with excessive drinking? By Mbatia wa Njambi Visiting Thinker Uhuru Konyagi. Jameson Wanjohi. Lawson Wamashati. Kinyua. Drunken Master. Commander-in-Drinks. These are the counter of nicknames Kenyans have tagged President Uhuru Kenyatta on social media. They are all related to his drinking habits now […]